Tales From the Hood: My aid-blogging CV
I invented a word: SWEDOW. http://www.wordspy.com/words/SWEDOW.asp.
I co-blog, along with @ShotgunShack, at the uber-awesome Stuff Expat Aid Workers Like: http://stuffexpataidworkerslike.com/
Tales From the Hood is part of the Global Development Blogosphere. (Hosted by The Guardian)
“In Which Dr. J answers a life-saving question” - A guest post on the outstanding Hand Relief International blog.
“Free the Aid Bloggers“ - An interview with Dennis Whittle (Founder/CEO of Global Giving). (The same post also appeared on the Huffington Post).
“Kissin’ U“ – Guest post about aid work, parenthood and musical Stockholm syndrome at the On Motherhood & Sanity blog.
“Win-Win or Forced Marriage?“ – Guest post about the differences between aid workers and aid marketers. Part of the “For My Corporates” series on the Shotgun Shack blog.
“Answering Questions about Humanitarian Aid Delivery“ – An interview on Haiti Rewired.
I was quoted in TIME (online): “Bad Charity? (All I Got Was This Lousy T-shirt)“ – Based on an written interview with Nick Wadhams (whole interview: here).
“Good Donorship and some early lessons from the earthquake response in Haiti“ – A guest post on Saundra Schimmelpfennigs’ blog, Good Intentions Are Not Enough.
“Rethinking Efficiency” – a guest post on the Peace Dividend Trust (PDT) blog about why getting the lowest price on everything will not make aid more efficient. (Peace Dividend Trust Blog)
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Random pictures, polls, and banter, all related to humanitarian aid work.